Colloquium Lecture Series

Gallaudet University is committed to advancing and sharing research at a local, national, and international level. Through a partnership of the Center for the Advancement of Interpretation and Translation Research (CAITR) and the Department of Interpretation and Translation (DoIT), Gallaudet offers a Colloquium Lecture Series that is comprised of evidence-based talks about signed language interpreting and translation given by leading scholars in the field.

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This series aims to promote scholarship in Interpreting and Translation Studies through academic discourse about research studies. Past lectures and their video links are given below.

2016-2017 Lectures

Colloquium Lecture Series

Lindsey Synder, PhD
Speak Hands For Me: Shakespeare, American Sign Language and Rhetorical Gesture
September 9, 2016
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Flavia Fleischer, PhD
Incorporating community cultural wealth into the interpreting profession
November 11, 2016
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Emily Shaw, PhD
Gesture in multiparty interactions
February 10, 2017
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Folami Ford
Creating a space of our own: A phenomenological study of the lived reality of African American ASL-English interpreters
April 14, 2017
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2015-2016 Lectures

Jules Dickinson

Jules Dickinson, PhD
The Workplace Interpreter's Role: "It's Not All About the Work!"
Oct 9, 2015
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Colloquium Lecture Seriea

Giulia Petitta, PhD, Mark Halley, MA, and Brenda Nicodemus, PhD
This is the Sign For..." Interpreting Metalinguistic References in Discourse
December 7, 2015
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Jack Hoza

Jack Hoza, PhD
Interpreting in the Zone: New Research on How Interpreters Achieve Their Best Work
February 20, 2016
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Laurie Swabey

Laurie Swabey, PhD
First, Do No Harm: The Case for Specialization in Healthcare Interpreting
April 19, 2016
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2014-2015 Lectures

Kim B. Kurz

Kim B. Kurz, PhD
Deaf Children's Comprehension of Direct and Interpreted Education
October 10, 2014
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Kevin Cagle

Keith M. Cagle, PhD
Are Some ASL Lexical Signs a Thousand Years Old?
February 6, 2015
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Melissa Smith

Melissa Smith, PhD
Possibilities and Pitfalls of Educational Interpreting
February 20, 2015
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Danielle I. J. Hunt

Danielle I. J. Hunt
Professional Identity Development of ASL-English Interpreters
April 17, 2015
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2013-2014 Lectures

Jeremy L. Brunson

Jeremy L. Brunson, PhD
Following the Paper Trail: Putting Institutional Ethnography into Practice
August 29, 2013
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Lori A. Whynot

Lori A. Whynot, PhD
Assessing Communicative Effectiveness and the Conventions of International Sign
September 24, 2013
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Christine Monikowski

Christine Monikowski, PhD
The Scholarship of Teaching and Learning
November 6, 2013
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Sherry Shaw

Sherry Shaw, PhD
Trust and Responsibility in the Deaf Community: The Role of Community Engagement for Interpreters and Students
February 11, 2014
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Erica Alley & Annie Marks

Annie Marks and Erica Alley
Video Relay Service Interpreting: Findings from Two Studies
March 4, 2014
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Christopher Stone

Christopher Stone, PhD
Cognition and L2 British Sign Language Acquisition
April 15, 2014
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Brenda Nicodemus

Brenda Nicodemus, PhD
Spoken and Signed Language Prosody
February 13, 2012
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